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#escalation

# escalation - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

US set to approve $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, warning of long war ahead
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

US set to approve $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, warning of long war ahead

Updated May 10th 2022, 9:35 PM 42,580 Views 45 Comments

It comes as a top US official warned that Vladimir Putin is preparing for a long war that may not end with Russian victory in the east.

# escalation - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Hamas launches fresh rocket attacks in retaliation after Israel levels another Gaza tower
# Escalation
# Escalation

Hamas launches fresh rocket attacks in retaliation after Israel levels another Gaza tower

May 12th 2021, 9:21 PM 19,108 Views 71 Comments

Countries such as the US and France are urging calm as the conflict escalates.

# escalation - Monday 9 December, 2019

School secretaries to hold national one-day strike and escalate their industrial action
# Pay Talks
# Pay Talks

School secretaries to hold national one-day strike and escalate their industrial action

Dec 9th 2019, 4:53 PM 11,429 Views 30 Comments

The one-day strike in January will be followed by a work-to-rule from the secretaries, trade union Fórsa said.

# escalation - Friday 30 November, 2018

Ukraine bars Russian men aged 16-60 from entry to country as tensions mount over ships seizure
# Escalation
# Escalation

Ukraine bars Russian men aged 16-60 from entry to country as tensions mount over ships seizure

Nov 30th 2018, 5:22 PM 9,621 Views 46 Comments

The move came after Kiev imposed martial law in border regions this week in response to the Russian seizure of the ships.

# escalation - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
# Escalation
# Escalation

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,070 Views 178 Comments

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# escalation - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

'We want Wenger out': Arsenal fans protest outside the Emirates ahead of Bayern clash
# Escalation
From The42
# Escalation

'We want Wenger out': Arsenal fans protest outside the Emirates ahead of Bayern clash

Mar 7th 2017, 7:30 PM 4,885 Views 8 Comments

The Gunners need a miracle tonight after a thumping first-leg loss at the Allianz Arena.

# escalation - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days
# Escalation
# Escalation

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days

Sep 15th 2016, 1:22 PM 46,002 Views 155 Comments

The dispute is going into October.

# escalation - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Luas drivers have announced six more strike days
# Escalation
# Escalation

Luas drivers have announced six more strike days

Apr 6th 2016, 6:02 PM 39,574 Views 142 Comments

They’re to take place this month and next.

# escalation - Sunday 7 September, 2014

US steps up air-strike campaign to target fighters in Iraq's Sunni heartland
# Escalation
# Escalation

US steps up air-strike campaign to target fighters in Iraq's Sunni heartland

Sep 7th 2014, 1:22 PM 7,465 Views 25 Comments

The new strikes deepen Washington’s involvement in the conflict and represent a significant escalation for President Barack Obama.

# escalation - Sunday 31 August, 2014

For the first time, Vladimir Putin's raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine 'statehood'
# Raising The Stakes
# Raising The Stakes

For the first time, Vladimir Putin's raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine 'statehood'

Aug 31st 2014, 1:01 PM 14,118 Views 210 Comments

His comments dramatically raise the stakes in the ongoing crisis.

# escalation - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Point of no return?... EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine
# Escalation
# Escalation

Point of no return?... EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine

Aug 30th 2014, 1:14 PM 13,513 Views 219 Comments

Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.

# escalation - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

What to do? The EU is to hold an extraordinary meeting on Iraq
# Escalation
# Escalation

What to do? The EU is to hold an extraordinary meeting on Iraq

Aug 13th 2014, 8:56 PM 5,571 Views 29 Comments

Charlie Flanagan says the EU needs a “strong and unified response to the terror in Northern Iraq”.

# escalation - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver
# Escalation
# Escalation

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Jul 11th 2014, 3:55 PM 5,887 Views 195 Comments

Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.

# escalation - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Women and children among injured as Israel launches "Operation Protective Edge"
# Rocket Exchange
# Rocket Exchange

Women and children among injured as Israel launches "Operation Protective Edge"

Jul 8th 2014, 7:34 AM 6,093 Views 147 Comments

There were more than 50 airstrikes early today.

# escalation - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack
# Escalation
# Escalation

Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack

Jul 2nd 2014, 8:14 AM 9,702 Views 169 Comments

The youth was seen being kidnapped from the Arab half of Jerusalem.

# escalation - Friday 2 May, 2014

Military helicopter shot down as Ukraine army launches assault on insurgents
# Escalation
# Escalation

Military helicopter shot down as Ukraine army launches assault on insurgents

May 2nd 2014, 7:33 AM 9,833 Views 168 Comments

Troops have also been put on full combat alert in response to the estimated 40,000 Russian troops massed on the border.

# escalation - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings
# Escalation
# Escalation

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings

May 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 8,109 Views 159 Comments

Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.

# escalation - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action
# Escalation
# Escalation

Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action

Apr 16th 2014, 9:32 AM 7,075 Views 240 Comments

Both sides are upping the ante as talks planned for tomorrow.

# escalation - Sunday 13 April, 2014

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces
# Escalation
# Escalation

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces

Apr 13th 2014, 2:36 PM 11,881 Views 173 Comments

Heavily armed separatist militants launched a series of attacks on police headquarters yesterday and Ukrainian forces fought back today.

# escalation - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

"Frightening and dangerous": Taoiseach hopeful Ukraine crisis can be solved through diplomacy
# Escalation
# Escalation

"Frightening and dangerous": Taoiseach hopeful Ukraine crisis can be solved through diplomacy

Mar 4th 2014, 9:23 AM 4,765 Views 55 Comments

The EU has condemned Russia’s “acts of aggression” in the region and called on Moscow to recall its troops from their deployment across Crimea.

# escalation - Friday 28 February, 2014

Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine's main airports
# Escalation
# Escalation

Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine's main airports

Feb 28th 2014, 7:36 AM 10,742 Views 89 Comments

However the airport is operating normally, despite their presence.

# escalation - Friday 9 August, 2013

Spain says it will take 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar
# Fight
# Fight

Spain says it will take 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar

Aug 9th 2013, 3:29 PM 17,090 Views 104 Comments

Britain, Spain and Gibraltar are rowing (again).

# escalation - Friday 5 April, 2013

North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety

Apr 5th 2013, 3:00 PM 13,962 Views 80 Comments

European countries have been told to consider withdrawing personnel from Pyongyang if the tension there escalates further.

North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions
# Escalation
# Escalation

North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions

Apr 5th 2013, 8:48 AM 10,678 Views 82 Comments

“The North is apparently intent on firing missiles without prior warning,” a South Korean official said.

# escalation - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Scottish FA tribunal leaves Whyte and Rangers fuming
# Escalation
From The42
# Escalation

Scottish FA tribunal leaves Whyte and Rangers fuming

Apr 24th 2012, 5:01 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

The panel imposed a 12-month transfer embargo on the club and banned Craig Whyte from future involvement in Scottish football.

# escalation - Monday 12 March, 2012

Eamon Gilmore voices concern over escalating tensions in Gaza and Israel
# Gaza
# Gaza

Eamon Gilmore voices concern over escalating tensions in Gaza and Israel

Mar 12th 2012, 7:43 PM 2,045 Views 58 Comments

The recent outbreak of violence has been the worst the region has seen in months. A total of 21 people have been killed since Friday.